Bologna, Italy





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Be a part of a revolutionary change! At Philip Morris International (PMI), we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. Wherever you join our crucial 47,000-strong Operations team, you’ll have the opportunity to make an impact. PMI’s shift from selling cigarettes to our new smoke-free products has changed the way we work. New products bring new challenges – in the way we source and buy raw materials, in the way we engineer and manufacture, and in our supply chain planning. Bring us your curiosity and a desire to challenge the everyday and we’ll give you lots of responsibility. You’ll help us improve, inject innovation and create new ways of working. For our Manufacturing Solutions team in Bologna, Italy, we are therefore looking for a Manager Engineering Methods & Analytics. In this position, you will ensure value capture by developing engineering methods and analytics, boost value recovery with productivity programs in manufacturing, generate new manufacturing System improvement opportunities and enabling value generation for future manufacturing technology. You will: • Lead Capex Optimization Activities (e.g., Design to Value, Design to Target Cost, support to procurement) • Lead Proof of concepts and deployment of use cases for Elementary Production Unit (EPU), Lab and support the ideation of Manufacturing Technologies next generation • Lead Advanced analytics to support Loss Analyses and Design of Experiments • Identify and develop new engineering design and analysis methods (e.g., QFD, DFAM, DFV) • Collaborate with OPEN+ to build capabilities on relevant pillars • Lead all stages of assigned projects and coordinate the activities of multi-disciplinary teams to ensure successful delivery of the identified project scope and objectives • Direct a group of technical specialists executing complex scientific, engineering, or other functional projects and contribute to management decisions on general business issues in PMI • Develop, lead, motivate and guide the team to ensure the objectives are continuously met. We’re looking for someone with: • University degree in Engineering or similar fields, an advanced degree is a plus • Knowledge and experience in systems engineering and automation solutions in engineering processes and manufacturing, preferably in white goods, food, automotive or packaging industry • Strong problem solving and capability to deal with the unknown and ambiguity and generate new ideas • Appetite to explore new Technologies and new Methodologies • Project Management fundamentals and capability to work in cross functional teams • Excellent experience in Developing and Implementing Industry 4.0 initiatives • Lean methodology approach and experience in lean transformation projects • Knowledge in new engineering design and analysis methods, manufacturing systems improvement programs, Simulation tools • Proven ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization, organizational capabilities and excellent interpersonal skills • Excellent English Speaker both written and spoken What we offer: Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers. Philip Morris Manufacturing & Technology Bologna (PM MTB). PM MTB is Philip Morris International’s Center of excellence, worldwide recognized for prototyping, mass-volume production and employees’ training on smoke-free products. PM MTB employs more than 1000 employees and its production site of Crespellano is one of the most advanced manufacturing venues in Italy for technology innovation, competencies development and talent recognition. In 2021, Philip Morris Manufacturing & Technology Bologna has been awarded as Top Employer for the eighth year in a row. In the same year, was also granted the Equal Salary Certification certificate by the homonymous foundation to certify that men and women are paid equally for equivalent work. For more information, see our PMI and PMI Science websites. [1] Reduced-risk products ("RRPs") is the term we use to refer to products that present, are likely to present, or have the potential to present less risk of harm to smokers who switch to these products versus continued smoking. We have a range of RRPs in various stages of development, scientific assessment and commercialization. PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer!